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  1. root

    • IPA[ro͞ot]

    美式

    • n.
      the part of a plant which attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibers;the persistent underground part of a plant, especially when fleshy and enlarged and used as a vegetable, e.g. a turnip or carrot
    • v.
      cause (a plant or cutting) to grow roots;(of a plant or cutting) establish roots
    • verb: root, 3rd person present: roots, gerund or present participle: rooting, past tense: rooted, past participle: rooted

    • noun: root, plural noun: roots

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    名詞

    • 1. the part of a plant which attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibers cacti have deep and spreading roots a tree root 同義詞 radicle, rhizome, rootstock, tuber, tap root, ... 更多
    • the persistent underground part of a plant, especially when fleshy and enlarged and used as a vegetable, e.g. a turnip or carrot you should never wash roots before storing
    • any plant grown for its edible root roots like beet and carrot cannot be transplanted
    • the embedded or basal part of a bodily organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nail her hair was fairer at the roots
    • the part of a thing attaching it to a greater or more fundamental whole; the end or base a little lever near the root of the barrel
    • 2. the basic cause, source, or origin of something love of money is the root of all evil jealousy was at the root of it 同義詞 source, origin, starting point, seed, germ, ... 更多
    • family, ethnic, or cultural origins, especially as the reasons for one's long-standing emotional attachment to a place or community it's always nice to return to my roots 同義詞 origins, beginnings, family, ancestors, predecessors, ... 更多
    • denoting or relating to something from a particular ethnic or cultural origin, especially a non-Western one roots music
    • (in biblical use) a scion; a descendant the root of David
    • a morpheme, not necessarily surviving as a word in itself, from which words have been made by the addition of prefixes or suffixes or by other modification many European words stem from this linguistic root the root form of the word
    • the fundamental note of a chord in the sequence the roots of the chords drop by fifths
    • 3. a number or quantity that when multiplied by itself, typically a specified number of times, gives a specified number or quantity find the cube root of the result
    • short for square root
    • a value of an unknown quantity satisfying a given equation the roots of the equation differ by an integer
    • 4. a user account with full and unrestricted access to a system make sure that these files can only be accessed by the root user I need to log in as root on my system to resolve an issue

    動詞

    • 1. cause (a plant or cutting) to grow roots root your own cuttings from stock plants 同義詞 plant, bed out, sow
    • (of a plant or cutting) establish roots large trees had rooted in the canal bank 同義詞 take root, grow roots, become established, establish, strike, ... 更多
    • 2. establish deeply and firmly vegetarianism is rooted in Indian culture
    • have as an origin or cause the Latin
    • 3. cause (someone) to stand immobile through fear or amazement George was rooted to the spot in disbelief fear rooted me to the spot
    • 4. gain access to the root account of (a smartphone or computer) we explained how to manually root almost any Android device